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Royal National City Park

Royal National City Park (Stockholm) — The world’s first national urban park is a green lung forming an arc more than six miles long, stretching around and through the city.   The park abuts the adjoining forests around the city, ensuring an exceptional wealth of species. You can encounter deer and hares, even foxes and moose, […]

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Royal Dramatic Theatre

Royal Dramatic Theatre (Nybrogatan 2, Stockholm) – this is Sweden’s National theater (founded in1788) and has been at this waterfront Nybrogatan bay) location since 1908.  Visitors can participate in guided tours of this theater, seeing the fine marble foyer, the main stage, and even its vintage wardrobe.  See their website for more details:   www.dramaten.se

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Riddarholmen Church

Riddarholmen Church (Riddarholmen, Stockholm) – built in the late 1200s, this church is Stockholm’s only remaining medieval abbey.  This is also the last resting place of Swedish monarchs and aristocracy, including Gustav II Adolf, Karl XII, Gustav V and their consorts.  Admission:  SEK 40 (adult), SEK 20 (children 7-18 years).

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National Historical Museum

National Historical Museum (Narvavägen 13-17, Srockholm) — explore Sweden’s history from the ancient past to the present. See the world’s largest Viking exhibition, with more than 4,000 original artifacts, and the Gold Room, where you will find the country’s foremost gold and silver hoard.  Admission:  SEK 80 (adult), free for children up to 18 years.

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Nordiska Museet

Nordiska Museet (Djurgårdsvägen 6-16, Stockholm) – this is Sweden’s largest museum of cultural history (home to over one and a half million exhibits, including exclusive items and everyday objects, all with their own unique history).  Visitors here can see exhibitions on Swedish trends and traditions in areas such as home interiors, fashion, celebrations and festivals […]

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Moderna Museet

Moderna Museet (Exercisplan 2, Stockholm) – located on beautiful Skeppsholmen island, this museum has one of Europe’s more interesting collections of fine art from the more recent artistic eras, including works by Picasso, Dalí, Matisse, and Derkert.  The museum has a first-class program of temporary exhibitions, a children’s workshop, a store and an enjoyable restaurant […]

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Gamla Stan (Old Town)

Gamla Stan (Old Town) (Västerlånggatan and Österlånggatan Streets, Stockholm)—   the area around the palace, is one of the best preserved medieval city centers anywhere. The city was founded here in 1252.  All of Gamla Stan and the adjacent island of Riddarholmen are like a living pedestrian-friendly museum full of sights, attractions, restaurants, cafés, bars and […]

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Fotografiska

Fotografiska (Stadsgårdshamnen 22, Stockholm) — Fotografiska is one of the world’s largest meeting places for contemporary photography. Fotografiska presents four unique large exhibitions and about 20 smaller exhibitions annually. In addition to the large exhibition, Fotografiska also houses a book and souvenir shop, a restaurant, a photo gallery. In the bar on the top floor […]

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Drottningholm Palace

Drottningholm Palace (17893 Drottningholm, Stockholm) — Take a day trip to Drottningholm and experience a historic milieu of the highest standard. Drottningholm Palace is Sweden’s best preserved royal palace constructed in the seventeenth century, the permanent residence of the royal family and one of Stockholm’s three World Heritage Sites. The palace was constructed according to […]

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Drottningholm Court Theatre

Drottningholm Court Theatre (Drottningholm, Stockholm)  — this is one of Europe’s best preserved 18th century theaters — built at the request of Queen Lovisa Ulrika, and still completely preserved today.  This is a unique attraction with its original scenery, 200-year old stage machinery and interior decoration virtually untouched by the passage of time.  Guided tours […]